Curriculum Vitae

  • Curriculum Vitae



Karolina Hartfeld

Allgemeine und Neurokognitive Psychologie

Freie Universität Berlin

Habelschwerdter Allee 45

14195 Berlin


born: October 21th, 1980, in Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany




2002                    Freie Universität Berlin, Diploma in Psychology

                             (Supervisor: Prof. Arthur M. Jacobs)

2002 - 2007        Freie Universität Berlin, Psychology



Professional Experience

2008                Ph.D. research, Freie Universität Berlin, Excellenzcluster  "Languages of Emotion.


2007 - 2008    Research fellow, Freie Universität Berlin ('Contributions of Visuo-Spatial Deficits to Mathematical                                            Disabilities in Children: Bridging the Gap from Neurocognitive Systems to Mathematical Achievement.')

2006 - 2007    Student research fellow, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

Research Interests

incidental processing of emotionally valenced stimuli

Recognition memory, familiarity and recollection, receiver operating characteristics,

Empathy, Theory of Mind

EEG, eyetracking,



Peer reviewed posters

Hartfeld, K., Jacobs, A.M., Heine, A. & Thaler, V. (2007, July). Comparison of the eye movements  from dyslectic children and children with ADHD during reading in a regular orthography. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Prague, CZ.